2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
HECS1129 Nursing: Working in Partnership to Promote Health and Wellbeing
40 creditsClass Size: 280
Module manager: Helen Atherton
Taught: 01 Jun to 31 Aug View Timetable
Year running 2021/22
Pre-requisite qualificationsProgramme entry criteria
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryYou will be able to practise in accordance with the recognised professional, ethical and legal frameworks that guide nursing and recognise own limitations. You will apply the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of health and wellbeing to partnership working; including a consideration of barriers. You will reflect on practice and consider different approaches to delivering care. You will Identify how particular research designs answer different research questions. This is the final module of year 1. Towards the end of the module you are expected to undertake guided independent work as preparation for year 2.
ObjectivesStudents will reflect on their resilience, self-development and role as a nurse, and consider how these impact on your delivery of care.
Students will use their knowledge developed during the first placement to consider the role of partnerships and collaboration in care delivery.
Students will apply knowledge of the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of health and wellbeing to promote, maintain and maximise health.
Students will develop additional skills to prepare them for level 2.
On completion of this module students will be able to:
1. Reflect on the professional, ethical and legal frameworks that guide nursing and recognise own limitations.
2. Apply the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of health and wellbeing to partnership working; including a consideration of barriers.
3. Reflect on practice and consider different approaches to delivering care.
4. Identify how particular research designs answer different research questions.
Please see skills mapping
This is an integrated module that combines the 4 strands central to nursing practice. Students will build on the work from the previous modules and explore theoretical perspectives related to working in partnership with others and their own development as a nurse
-NMC The Code & its application to partnership working
-Legislation & professional guidelines (recognising other professions)
-Ethics: theories & principles & their application to practice
-Anti-discriminatory practice (including unconscious bias, difference and diversity).
-Safeguarding (their role to recognise and escalate)
-Reflection in & on practice (developing a plan of action)
-Therapeutic approaches to working with others (Interpersonal and communication skills - listening & attending skills)
-Barriers to communication (including translation services)
-Participation & collaboration
-Pharmacology: role in health promotion & illness prevention; pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics
- Numeracy & medicine calculations
- Introduction to health promotion & health education (health belief and health literacy, health policy)
- Patient Safety:risk assessment and management
- Clinical skills relevant to field
Biopsychological model of health & wellbeing:
-Biological: physiological basis of health & wellbeing in relation to the fundamentals of neurological, endocrine, reproductive system & genetics
-Psychological: attachment theory, theories of behaviour & cognition
-Social: social learning theory, social determinants of health, protected characteristics
-Spiritual -cultural perspectives of spirituality
Evidence Based practice:
-Research questions & their link to appropriate research designs
-Classic study designs linked to psychology, sociology and ethics (including experimental designs)
-Clinical guideline development
-Types of literature reviews
-Patient & public participation in research
Field Specific Content
-Care of adults using the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of health and wellbeing, specifically focussing on those with common neurological & endocrine conditions, common mental health problems (including generalised anxiety disorder and normal fluctuations in mood) & autistic spectrum disorder & learning disabilities
-Promote good sleep hygiene for health & wellbeing
-Apply therapeutic conversations in adult nursing
-Work in partnership with service users & their families to promote health & well-being
-Introduction to issues related to grief & loss and death, dying
-Care of children using the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of health and wellbeing specifically focussing on those with common neurological conditions (including minor head injuries) & reproductive issues (including puberty and sexual health) and common mental health problems (including generalised anxiety disorder & normal fluctuations in mood) & learning disabilities
-Apply therapeutic conversations in child nursing
-Work in partnership with children, young people & their families to promote health & well-being
-Promote good sleep hygiene for growth & development
-Introduction to issues related to grief and loss & death, dying
-Introduction to neurological assessment.
-Partnership working with people & families in mental health
-Care of individuals using a biopsychosocial & spiritual approach, focusing on mental health problems (including anxiety disorders, mood disorders and psychosis)
Lifestyle factors impacting on mental & physical health (including introduction to co-morbidities)
-Sleep & mental health
-Theories of mental health: stress-vulnerability & neuroplasticity
-Core counselling skills in a mental health context
-Suicide & suicidal ideation
-Managing distress & recognising own emotions in relation to practice
-Prejudice, discrimination& stigma in mental health
-Introduction to grief, loss, death & dying
-Legislation & inequalities (Human Rights Act/ Equality Act)
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Independent online learning hours||45.00|
|Private study hours||287.00|
|Total Contact hours||108.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||440.00|
Private studyThe module will adopt a blended learning approach. Students will be provided with learning resources both to support face to face sessions and promote independent learning and curiosity. A blend of independent and group learning tasks will be undertaken during this module.
Students will be expected to undertake pre-reading and come to sessions, both theoretical and practical, prepared to apply their knowledge to a variety of different scenarios and discussions.
Students will be required to undertake 4 weeks of guided study and independent learning at the end of the module as preparatory work for the first module in year 2. This work will form the basis of the taught sessions in the next module.
Students have the opportunity of undertaking 40 hours of volunteer work as part of citizenship at the end of the module.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackStudent progress is monitored according to attendance at timetabled teaching, by participation in tutorials and by individual supervisors during the period of group and individual supervision. Classroom discussions will facilitate student reflection on their placement experiences in relation to the professional, ethical and legal frameworks that guide nursing in preparation for the assessment
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|In-course Assessment||Safeguarding Adults Level 1/ Safeguarding Children Level 1 packages (programme level requirement)||0.00|
|In-course Assessment||Mock online numeracy exam (1 hour) (Online Time Limited Assessment)||0.00|
|In-course Assessment||Mock exam with advance information on questions (field specific) (1 hour) (Online Time Limited Assessment)||0.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||0.00|
The Safeguarding Adults Level 1/ Safeguarding Children Level 1 packages is a programme requirement and must be achieved prior to commencing the next practice placement. There is no limit to the number of times the online package can be attempted.
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Online Time-Limited assessment||1 hr 00 mins||0.00|
|Online Time-Limited assessment||2 hr 00 mins||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
The 1 hour online numeracy exam is Pass/Fail. Students must achieve 100% to pass. There is no compensation between elements
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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